dermoid

[ dur-moid ]
/ ˈdɜr mɔɪd /
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adjective

skinlike; dermatoid.

Nearby words

  1. dermis,
  2. dermo-,
  3. dermoblast,
  4. dermographia,
  5. dermographism,
  6. dermoid cyst,
  7. dermoid tumor,
  8. dermoidectomy,
  9. dermopathy,
  10. dermoplasty

Origin of dermoid

First recorded in 1810–20; derm- + -oid

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British Dictionary definitions for dermoid

dermoid

/ (ˈdɜːmɔɪd) /

adjective

of or resembling skin

noun

a congenital cystic tumour whose walls are lined with epithelium
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Medicine definitions for dermoid

dermoid

[ dûrmoid′ ]

adj.

Resembling skin; skinlike.

n.

dermoid cyst

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